Who We Are

Our Mission

The Mission of Warrensburg Main Street, Inc. is to promote, improve, and preserve the unique character and economic vitality of downtown Warrensburg while embracing our growing community.

Our Vision

The Vision of Warrensburg Main Street, Inc. is the continued economic growth and betterment of our historic downtown and community.

Our History

In the late 1970’s a group of visionary business and civic leaders came together to revitalize the heart of their community, Downtown Warrensburg. In 1994, Warrensburg Main Street became a nationally-recognized 501c3 nonprofit organization dedicated to the revitalization of Downtown Warrensburg.

Warrensburg Main Street is now one of seven accredited Main Street’s in the State of Missouri and works closely with the Missouri Main Street Connection Inc. We follow the Four-Point Approach and are recognized by the National Historic Preservation of Trust.

Warrensburg Main Street hosts over 75 days of community events in Downtown Warrensburg which brings hundreds of thousands of people each year to our growing Downtown. Downtown homes over 70 locally-owned businesses and continues to revitalize it’s historic district yearly.

Missouri Main Street Connection

As a Missouri Main Street Accredited program, Warrensburg Main Street is a recognized, leading program among the state network of more than 45 districts and communities who share both a commitment to creating high-quality places and to building stronger communities through preservation-based economic development.

Main Street America

As a Main Street America™ Accredited program, Warrensburg Main Street is a recognized leading program among the national network of more than 1,200 neighborhoods and communities who share both a commitment to creating high-quality places and to building stronger communities through preservation-based economic development. All Main Street America™ Accredited programs meet a set of National Accreditation Standards of Performance as outlined by Main Street America.

Meet Our Team

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Jamie DeBacker
Executive
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Maggie Burgin
Marketing and Event
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Cloe Pohlman
Main Street
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Jamie DeBacker

Executive Director

Jamie was born and raised in Warrensburg, Missouri. Being the daughter of a downtown business owner, she is familiar with the importance to support locally. She watched her mother grow into a successful business woman which later inspired Jamie to pursue a degree in Business Administration.
Jamie attended the University of Central Missouri and graduated with her BSBA, in 2016. Throughout her college experience she focused her time working with her sorority, admissions and homecoming committee where her passion for planning evolved.
After Jamie graduated, she made a move to the Saint Louis area to complete a wedding internship where she loved the hands on experience and learned many new skills important to event planning. After completing her internship, she decided she wanted to be closer to her hometown and direct her passion towards helping others, rather than the extravagant design side of wedding planning. Jamie is excited to help her hometown grow and provide opportunities for many of the people who shaped her.

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Maggie Burgin

Marketing and Event Coordinator

Maggie moved to Warrensburg, Missouri when she was 10. She has since worked for over 5 small businesses in the Warrensburg area. She has watched how shopping local can affect a small business owners life and has a passion for spreading the word about the amazing businesses in our Downtown area. Maggie graduated from the University of Central Missouri in 2016 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Fashion Merchandising and Design, and a double minor in Business Administration and Marketing. Her husband and son, moved back to Warrensburg in 2022 and have loved getting back into the community. Maggie cannot wait to help grow the town that she grew up in and see how Downtown Warrensburg can thrive.

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Cloe Pohlman

Main Street Coordinator

Cloe grew up in a small town outside of St. Louis and moved to Warrensburg in 2020 to attend UCM. When moving to Warrensburg, the events held by Warrensburg Main Street had a huge impact on her transition from a small town to a university and it continues to have an impact as she nears the end of her degree. She is excited to contribute to the growth of the town and the community that quickly became a home away from home. Cloe is currently a senior at UCM who is obtaining a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Relations and Strategic Communications, with a double minor in Marketing and Art and a certificate in Professional Selling.

Board Of Directors

The Warrensburg Main Street Board of Directors meets monthly on the second
Tuesday at 4:30 pm in the Warrensburg Main Street offices.

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Teena Simon
President

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Bram Roden
Vice President

Murdock Banner Financial Group

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Max Ridenhour
Treasurer

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Logan Miller
Secretary

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Carly Joyner

Shelter Insurance

Jennifer Debacker
Jennifer DeBacker

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HeatherHarrison
Heather Harrison

Community National Bank & Trust

Morgan Starbuck

UCM Graduate Assistant

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Lauren Vesecky

F&C Bank

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Chelsea Cantrell

360 Media Co.

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Calahan Taylor

Assured Partners

JordanWeigand
Jordan Wiegand

Central Bank of Warrensburg

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Eddie Chitwood

Retired

Tiffany Cochran
Ex-Officio

UCM Representative

Stephene Smith
Ex-Officio

Police Department

Phil Adlich
Ex-Officio

City of Warrensburg

Advisory Board

Rex Smarr

Mike Keith Insurance

Michelle Merker

R&R Advertising

Kevin Smarr

American Family Insurance

Sarah Craig

UCM Employee

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Katie Scully

Downtown Property Owner

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Terry Farmer

Downtown Business Owner

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Rhonda Gelbach

Gelbach Properties

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Jason Elkins

Elkins Enterprises

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Gina Carlyle

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